Cubs activate Heyward from DL

WAND Sports - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 13:01
The Chicago Cubs have activated outfielder Jason Heyward from the 10-day disabled list.
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Rodon earns first win since 2016 as White Sox beat A's 7-2

WAND Sports - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 00:56
Todd Frazier doubled twice and drove in two runs to back Carlos Rodon's first win of the season, and the Chicago White Sox beat the slumping Oakland Athletics 7-2 on Monday night.
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Illini basketball recruiting update: the latest on top targets

WAND Sports - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 21:42
Brad Underwood and company have been busy on the recruiting trail the past few weeks, hosting several big name targets.
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Blue Jays acquire Miguel Montero from Cubs

WAND Sports - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 19:24
Catcher Miguel Montero has been acquired by the Toronto Blue Jays from the Cubs, six days after he blamed Chicago pitcher Jake Arrieta for allowing seven stolen bases in a 6-1 loss to Washington.
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Spieth to sit out John Deere Classic again

WAND Sports - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 18:25
Jordan Spieth has decided to skip the John Deere Classic to prepare for the British Open.
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AP Source: Bulls, Justin Holiday agree to 2-year deal

WAND Sports - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 00:15
A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago Bulls have agreed to a $9 million, two-year contract with guard Justin Holiday.
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Newman, Evan discuss big recruiting month for Illini football

WAND Sports - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 22:51
Things are heating up on the recruiting trail for Lovie Smith and company. The Illini picked up six commitments in the month of June alone. 
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Coleman-Lands transferring to DePaul

WAND Sports - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 22:36
CHAMPAIGN -- Former Illini Jalen Coleman-Lands has found a new home. According to, the 6-foot-3 guard has committed to DePaul.
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Sanchez homers in 8th, White Sox beat Rangers 6-5

WAND Sports - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 18:27
Yolmer Sanchez hit a two-run home run with two outs in the eighth to rally the Chicago White Sox to a 6-5 win over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.
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Danielle Kang wins KPMG Women's PGA Championship

WAND Sports - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 18:19
Danielle Kang birdied the final hole to win the KPMG Women's PGA Championship on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title, edging defending champion Brooke Henderson.
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Arrieta sharp again, Happ homers twice as Cubs beat Reds 6-2

WAND Sports - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 16:35
Jake Arrieta pitched one-hit ball for seven innings without allowing a stolen base on Sunday, and Ian Happ homered twice in the ballpark where he played as a college star, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-2 victory over the...
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Vegas acquires center Marcus Kruger in trade with Blackhawks

WAND Sports - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 15:31
The Vegas Golden Knights have landed Chicago Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger, after all.
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RHP Grilli traded from Toronto to Texas for minor leaguer

WAND Sports - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 13:39
The Toronto Blue Jays have traded right-handed pitcher Jason Grilli to the Texas Rangers for minor league outfielder Eduard Pinto and cash.
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AP Source: Taj Gibson joining Minnesota on 2-year, $28M deal

WAND Sports - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 12:39
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Taj Gibson is reuniting with coach Tom Thibodeau, agreeing on a two-year, $28 million deal to join the Minnesota Timberwolves.
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Nikolic scores pair, Fire move into first with 4-0 win

WAND Sports - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 21:22
Nemanja Nikolic scored two early goals, pushing his MLS-leading total to 16, and the Chicago Fire beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 4-0 on Saturday night to take the Eastern Conference lead.
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AP Source: Carter-Williams gets 1-year deal with Hornets

WAND Sports - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 20:18
By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer A person with knowledge of the details says Michael Carter-Williams has agreed to a one-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets.
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Stephens drives in 2 in debut, Reds beat struggling Cubs 5-3

WAND Sports - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 19:22
Right-hander Jackson Stephens lasted five innings in his major league debut and drove in the go-ahead runs with a bases-loaded single on Saturday, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-3 victory over the struggling Chicago Cubs.
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Choi, Kang tied for lead at KPMG Women's PGA Championship

WAND Sports - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 18:21
When the wind picked up in the afternoon and the sun beat down on Olympia Fields, Chella Choi delivered a smart, steady performance.
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Rangers' home runs back Hamels in 10-4 win over White Sox

WAND Sports - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 18:17
Cole Hamels overcame a shaky start to win for the first time since April, and the Texas Rangers hit three home runs Saturday in a 10-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox.
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Looking for relief, Rangers to try closer by committee

WAND Sports - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 17:29
Unable to find reliable relief in the ninth inning, the Texas Rangers will try a closer-by-committee approach until further notice.
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